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the latest edition of california political week or cal-peak, this speaks to what we were talking about. how the republican party has lost its edge particularly among latinos, women young voters. in california, my state california republican party used to have 63.2% of voter registration. registered voters in california. republicans. today, for the first time, voter -- republican voter registration in california, this is according to cal-peak has fallen below 30%. democrats hold every statewide office and both the united states senators and of course the big majority of the united states congressional delegation. republican party bob mulholland use to the work for me as political director of the party. is quoted as saying wolves have a better chance of getting off the endangered species list than republicans. [ laughter ] >> bill: the more tea party they get the more they leave average americans behind. the more they're in decline as a party. here is a person -- some of that may be up close and personal. ginger gibson, politi
for the root. and the greet christine pelosi, chair of the california democratic party women's caucus. welcome back inside "the war room" to both of you. >> thank you. >> great to be back. >> jennifer: keli let me start with you? are women more excited to see the extremists defeated or to see so many women win? >> that's a tough one, but i would have to say, there seemed d b aotot of c cerergoioi on whenever i would hear a mourdock or akin went down. and those weren't just from women, there were a lot of embarrassed guys that were happy. >> jennifer: there are a lot of moderate men who really are embarrassed. christine obviously last night was a great, great night for democrats, and it was because women and people of color provided a great firewall for the president. and that is only going to continue to grow right? >> absolutely. when you look at how the president won, it's president obama and democrats embracing demography as destiny. everybody saw the numbers, but the republican primary stayed pretty much pail, stale, and male. and sitting at the able to at t
of this tomorrow. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> eliot: good evening, i'm eliot spitzer, and san francisco, california, and this is "viewpoint." this is a scene we've witnessed before and one we'll watch for four more years after a tumultuous campaign and one long night, the president along with his wife and daughter returned home to the white house this evening. the power of the presidency is making itself felt in other parts of dc where a fear of possible economic collapse is a recurring theme. speaker of the house john boehner seem interested in a compromise with democrats that could keep the country from plunging off the so-called fiscal cliff. while florida is still official officially too close to call even without its 29 collect 29 electoral college votes mr. obama won with a hefty 303 electoral votes but a mere 53% of the popular votes begging the question, was it a mandate or a draw. the president promised to reach out to leaders of both parties. speaker boehner appeared to be ready to take him up on his offer with hundreds of billions in tax hikes that could tank the economy, boehner staked
losing. one race in california, the brad sherman, howard berman race that was almost literally a bloodbath when sherman tried to challenge him to a fist fight. berman just beat him down at the polls. and then in the palm springs area the 33rd district lost to raul luis. if you think the latino vote-- vote----the macks they boast both lost races. >> cenk: let's look at the composition of the house real quick. right now the race that has been called. seven are still being decided it looks like the republicans held onto the house but they lost seats in the house which a lot of people are not talking about. >> no, that's true. today the silver lining for the republicans is that they did in fact, hole on to the house. john boehner just today was saying that people voted for status quo in the house of representatives. one of them is that we spent so much time about the citizens united, the amount of money put into the presidential race and the senate races and it made the biggest difference in the house. so much money spent on a local level where it's hard to combat that level for a
to the idiot republican leader of california. it looked like somebody has slapped him with a cold fish. he invented proposition 187. >> stephanie: yeah and we have come a long way since that. i was just thinking about that yesterday in california. look at any -- it's like gay rights or any -- when it's the right thing to do you know, when it is all about human beings, i'm telling you -- it used to be okay to talk like that, remember? >> caller: pete wilson should % have had a latino mate like arnold. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: yeah, it was a bad day for the haters. latino vote devastated the gop even worse than the exit polls showed. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: obama won by an aye-popping 75-23 margin. the exit poll of 71%. that is huge. >> huge! >> huge! >> stephanie: in colorado latinos went for the president by 87% to 10. >> wee. >> stephanie: and the pole director says this makes known the latino giant is wide awake, cranky and taking names. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: let's go to gail in syracuse. >> caller: hi steph. >> stephanie
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